Search & Archives
May 12, 2010
Vol. 110, No. 13
A moment with...
From The Archives
From the Editor
On The Campus
Memorials by Name: T
Winston Smith T '55
Winston died of leukemia June 5, 2007, in Opelika, Ala. He came to us from Clift High School with the late Tom Samford, rooming in Dod with Tom and Mac MacNichol. They...
Jivan Tabibian *62
Jivan Tabibian, a retired ambassador of the Republic of Armenia to four European countries, died July 31, 2009. He was 71. Tabibian was born in Lebanon of Armenian...
Frederick Leonard Taeusch '38
Fred died Dec. 6, 2007, in St. Augustine, Fla., following hip surgery necessitated by a fall in early November. Fred was born in Hollywood, Calif., and graduated from...
Alexander L. Taggart III '46
Sandy Taggart, a lifelong Indianapolis resident, died Sept. 27, 2003. Grandson of Alexander L. Taggart 1904, who founded the Colonial Baking Co. of which Sandy became...
David Taggart '73
Note: The following is an expanded version of a memorial published in the May 11, 2011, issue of PAW. Dave died March 13, 2011, in Melrose, Fla., after a valiant...
Robert Delos Taggart '54
ROBERT DELOS TACGART of State Hill, NX, died Apr. 11, 1991.Bob was born in Emporium, Penn., and lived there through his high school years. At Princeton, he majored in...
William Louis Taggart Jr. '36
Bill died June 6, 2002. He was 88. His father was in the Class of 1911.After graduating from Phillips Andover Academy, Bill majored in politics and was a member of Tiger...
James Bogert Tailer Jr. '50
Bogey, described as an avid sports fan, died of pneumonia Aug. 30, 2009, in West Palm Beach, Fla. He was 83. Born in New York City, he spent two years in the Army as a...
John C. Tait '67
John died in Ottawa Aug. 10, 1999, after a lengthy illness.He held many significant positions with the Canadian government since 1972. Former Prime Minister Jean...
Peter K. Takayama *64
Sociology and Anthropology, April 19, 2005
Ronald P. Talakoski '85
Ron died in Thunder Bay, Ontario, Canada, July 6, 2009. A lifelong resident of Thunder Bay, he graduated from Hammarskjold High School as 1981 Senior Male Athlete of...
Cornelius H. Talbert '49
Neil died Apr. 9, 2003, of complications from diabetes. He was 83.Neil was one of the older members of the class. He prepared for Princeton at Cranford [N.J.] HS. He...
Charles Conover Talbot '34
Connie "Doc" Talbot, a retired physician specializing in internal medicine and a tree farmer on the side, who described himself in our latest directory as "happy,...
Herbert William Talbot Jr. '48
Bill died July 15, 2002, at Brick (NJ) Hospital. He was born and grew up in Englewood, N.J., and was a resident of Bay Head, N.J., at the time of his death.He entered...
Leroy E. Talcott Jr. '43
Roy died on Dec. 6, 1999, at the age of 79.He came to Princeton on a full scholarship for academics and baseball-he still holds the all-time record for games won, 45....
Thayer Talcott '33
THAYER TALCOTT died Aug. 28, 1993, at Falmouth, Mass. A memorial service was held Aug. 31 at St. Barnabas Chapel.Tal was born Oct. 3, 1909, in South Orange, N.J. He...
Prentice Talmage Jr. '50
Prentice Talmage died July 4, 2006, at his home in Far Hills, N.J. "Prent" or "P.T.," as he was known on campus, graduated from St. Andrew's and served in the Coast...
William Purviance Tams '38
Bill died on Dec. 14, 2000, in Jackson Hole, Wyo., his vacation home since 1937 and permanent retirement home.At Princeton, Bill was manager of our varsity track team,...
Charles Tanford *47
Charles Tanford, a pre-eminent protein chemist of his time, died Oct. 1, 2009, in England. He was 87. Tanford earned a bachelor’s degree from NYU in 1943, worked on...
George K. Tanham '44
George Tanham died in Washington, DC, Mar. 29, 2003.He prepped at Tenafly [N.J.] HS. At Princeton he majored in history, was active with the Westminster Society, and was...
Edward Ogden Tanner '48
Og died Dec. 7, 2003, at age 77.Og not only served as secretary of '48 for the 1958-63 term, but also crafted a career as a writer and editor. He spent 22 years with...
Benjamin Holliday Taplin '36
BEN DIED of cancer July 10, 1990 in Cleveland , Oh. He attended the Hawken School of Cleveland and graduated from Choate School. At Princeton he majored in politics and...
Frank Elijah Taplin Jr. '37
When Frank died May 11, 2003, '37 lost one of its most talented and generous classmates. The Princeton Packet described him as "a Renaissance man," and his...
Thomas Ely Taplin Sr. '42
Tom, generous philanthropist, died June 5, 2007, in Denver after long illness. Tom prepared at Phillips Andover Academy. At Princeton, he earned honors in history...
David Muir Tappen '46
Dave Tappen died Aug. 30, 1997, at his home in Little Compton, R.I. He was 71.A Pomfret School grad, Dave entered Princeton in July 1942. He joined the Navy a year later...
James Gardner Tarabell '43 *48
Jim Tarabell, a 45-year Princeton resident before he settled in Pennington, N.J., in 1995, died of lung disease Feb. 1, 2007, at University Medical Center in Princeton....
Edwin R. Taradash '40
Edd died on Dec. 31, 1998, at his home in Upper Saddle River, N.J., from complications of Parkinson's disease.He prepared at Phillips Academy, following his brother,...
Walter Taradash '36
Walter died on Feb. 10, 1989, at his home in Snedens Landing, Palisades, N.Y.He was born on Apr. 11, 1914, and prepared at Phillips Academy in Andover, Mass., where he...
John Milton Tassie '39
John died Nov. 25, 2002, at the Medical Center at Princeton, following a brief illness. He lived most of his adult life in Princeton, having joined the nearby Lenox...
Ben Ethan Tate Jr. '40
Ben died on Jan. 21, 2000, in Cincinnati, where he had spent most of his life. He prepared at Lawrenceville, where he played on several athletic teams. At Princeton he...
Robert Tindall Tate Jr. '41
BOB DIED Oct. 15, 1992, in Wilton, Conn. Our hearts go out to his dear widow, Connie, and his three fine sons, Bob '72, Jerry, and Randy.Bob came to Princeton from...
Henry Chase Tatnall Jr. '52
Diagnosed with leukemia in 1998, Henry rejoiced to report in the BOH that his cancer was pronounced in full remission in Mar. 2001. Sadly, after a recurrence, he died...
George Bishop Tatum '40 *50
George Bishop Tatum, recognized as a distinguished scholar of American architecture and landscape architecture, died Oct. 6, 2008, in Danville, Calif. George...
Thomas M. Tatum Jr. '58
Tom died of prostate cancer June 6, 2006, at his Pass Christian, Miss., home only two months after joining classmates attending the New Orleans mini-reunion on the...
Carl Arvid Taube '61
CARL A. TAUBE, Ph.D., died of congestive heart failure while awaiting a heart transplant on Sept. 28, 1989, at Johns Hopkins Univ. Hospital in Baltimore. Since 1987 he...
Addison R. Taylor '44
Addison R. Taylor died May 7, 1998, of cancer, after a long illness. He was 75. He came to us from South Kent School, and roomed with Ted Schulte for four years. At...
Allen M. Taylor '46
Following Allen’s 1993 retirement as a managing partner in the Milwaukee law firm Foley & Lardner, he became chairman of the Chipstone Foundation, which supports...
Anson W.H. Taylor Jr. '51
Born July 2, 1929, Anson was the son of Anson Wales Hard Taylor '19 and nephew of Joseph S. Young '19. He prepared at Pomfret, was an SPIA major, business manager of...
Arnold P. Taylor '33
Arnold Taylor died Nov. 1, 2009, at peace and with grace in Texarkana, Texas. He was 97. Arnold was born in 1912, attended Phillips Exeter Academy, and majored in...
Austin Edward George Taylor '52
Austin Taylor died in Vancouver on Dec. 19, 1996, after an 18-month battle with prostate cancer. The only son of a mining, lumber, and oil magnate in Vancouver, he had...
Burt Eddy Taylor Jr. '38
After a long illness, Burt Taylor died on Mar. 10, 1996. Burt grew up in Grosse Pointe Farms, Mich., where his father headed a thriving real estate business. He attended...
C. Taylor Kew '62
TAYLOR died Aug. 28, 1992, from injuries sustained in the crash of a small seaplane, while on a fishing trip in Alaska with his lifelong friend Vic Raiser '62 and Vic's...
Charles Minor Taylor '25
Charlie Taylor died May 1, 1996, as a result of injuries sustained in an automobile accident in 1994.He attended schools in Little Rock as well as the Hill School. At...
David A. Taylor '55
Dave Taylor died Jan. 18, 1998, peacefully, at his home in Raleigh, N.C. He was born in Oakland, Calif., and came to Princeton from Omaha [Neb.] Central H.S., where he...
David F. Taylor '57
David died suddenly Aug. 13, 2008, in Princeton. He was from Memphis, and attended public schools there followed by Columbia Military School. At Princeton Dave majored...
Don Carlysle Taylor '50
DON DIED of bone cancer at age 63, on Sept. 4, 1992, at his home in Campo, Calif., where since 1976 he had operated East County Lumber & Feed Supply. With air...
Donald Adams Taylor '65
Don Taylor, attorney and resident of Manhasset, N.Y., died May 15, 2009, of an intracerebral hemorrhage. An avid wrestler in high school and college, Don continued to...
Gurney J. Taylor '23
WE LOST a distinguished classmate Jan. 10, 1992, when Gurney died in Sandwich, N.H. "Jig," as he was known on the campus, was born in Philadelphia on Sept. 21, 1902. He...
Howard M. Taylor '40
Howard died March 19, 2011, in Dedham, Mass. The young man we knew as “Howie” attended Polytechnic Preparatory Country Day School in Brooklyn. At Princeton, he...
James Gordon Taylor '33
Gordie was born in Louisville, Ky., Dec. 18, 1908. He died in Alexander City, Ala., Aug. 14, 1999. He was 90.Gordie came to Princeton from the Hill School. In college he...
James Harris Taylor '38
Jim died Jan. 1, 2008, in Overlook Hospital in Summit, N.J., after a short illness. Jim grew up in Maplewood, N.J., where he attended Columbia High School. At Princeton...
John Adams Francis Taylor '36 *40
John died Apr. 15, 1996, in Okemos, Mich. He was 80.He entered Princeton at the age of 16, majored in philosophy, and was elected to Phi Beta Kappa. When he was 23 in...
John Stewart Taylor '43
STEWART DIED on New Year's Eve in 1993, following a long and debilitating illness. He was 72. Born in Portland, Oreg., and a graduate of Harvard Business School after...
Jordan Taylor '66
Jordan died Jan. 6, 2001, in Vienna, Austria, after suffering a massive heart attack during a squash match. Jordan and his wife, Kyoko, had moved to Vienna in 2000, when...
Julian Drake Taylor '33
Julian died Feb. 20, 1996, at St. Anthony Hospital in Michigan City, Ind. He was 88.In our 20th-reunion book, he reported that he had left college early for a job with...
Kenneth C. Taylor *73
History, Nov. 29, 1999
Landon D. Taylor '40
Wendy Van Wyhe, Red’s daughter, wrote that he died peacefully Jan. 25, 2009, at his home on Lake Wyly, S.C. He prepared at Riverdale School and New Trier High School...
Lane Taylor '33
LANE TAYLOR, described by his son Lane Jr. in the PHILADELPHIA INQUIRER as "a total gentleman, with a wry sense of humor, and a very kind man," died at home in Miquon,...
Matt Taylor '30
Matt Taylor, of Waynesville, N.C., died May 2, 1997. He was 88.A native of Kenosha, Wis., he prepared at the Taft School and was a member of Tower Club. In 1931 he...
Robert E. L. Taylor Jr. '35
Bob died July 2, 2009, of natural causes at his home in Bryn Mawr, Pa. Born in Norfolk, Va., he came to Princeton from Gilman School in Baltimore and Episcopal...
Robert Samuel Taylor '46 *49
Architect and professor of architecture Bob Taylor died Dec. 8, 1999, after a long battle with Alzheimer's disease, in Oakmont care center, near his Pittsburgh home.His...
Thomas Harry Taylor '39
Only weeks after he was admitted to the Masonic Home in Elizabethtown, Pa., where he had long been seeking a retirement apartment, Tom died May 18, 1997. Freemasonry was...
Warner Gibson Taylor Jr. '28
WARNER DIED Dec. 14, 1992, at the Mary Manning Walsh Nursing Home in New York. His health had been failing for a number of years, and he needed nursing care at home the...
Warren Eugene Taylor '43
Gene died in his sleep Dec. 30, 2002; he was 81. An Ohio native, he moved east to attend prep school and Princeton. On campus he was a member of Dial Lodge, captained...
William C. Taylor '53
Bill, who had a civilian medical career that spanned more than half a century in New York City and who personified qualities of the worthy physician, died of liver...
William Lycurgus Taylor Jr. '34
BILL TAYLOR, chairman emeritus of the Chicago securities firm The Illinois Co., now known as Hamilton Investments, died Mar. 15, 1993, in the Evanston Hospital. He...
William Robinson Taylor '28
Bill died on Oct. 3, 1999, in Lyme, Conn., his home since 1950. After graduation Bill worked on Wall Street, a partner of W.E. Burnett and Company. He later became an...
Allison Dodd Teaze '45
Al Teaze died Aug. 28, 2008. He entered Princeton from Deerfield and joined Cannon Club. He enrolled in a pre-medical program at Princeton, enabling him to get both...
Paul Raymond Teetor '40
Paul died Aug. 21, 2000.Coming from Vermont, Paul's school was Troy Conference Academy. With his bachelor's as an economics major, he entered Columbia law school, a...
John Montague Teevan '39
John died on July 1, 2000, only a few weeks after he and Jean had been among classmates who cruised to Bermuda for a view of the Tall Ships. Born in Chicago and a...
Theodor Teichmann *49
Physics, Oct. 12, 2005
Dag Tellefsen '66
Dag died on Sept. 12, 2000, of neuroendocrine cancer. Born in Oslo, Norway, he majored in civil engineering and served in the Norwegian Army Corps of Engineers after...
Jens A. Tellefsen '31
JENS TELLEFSEN passed away in Port Valley, Calif., Sept. 2, 1992. He was born in Copenhagen on Aug.5, 1903. He prepared at the Hun School, where he was on the tennis...
Richard W. Telsch *71
RICHARD W. TELSCH, age 38, an expert in the application of electrical engineering principles to air traffic control, died July 4, 1986, at Fairfax Hospital in Falls...
Frederick Harlan Temple '35
Fred died July 22, 2001, at his home in Charlotte, N.C. He grew up in New Rochelle, N.Y., and attended high school there. At Princeton he majored in economics and went...
James R. Ten Broeck '48
Jim, a born and inspired teacher, died June 16, 2011. He came to us by way of Woodberry Forest School. He dined at Cottage while coming under the spell of Gordon Craig,...
Charles Theodore Tench *32
CHARLES TENCH, retired army colonel and Princeton civil engineer, died July 24, 1989. We regret the delay in publication of this tribute to a distinguished American.Born...
James Redel Tencher '33
Jim Tencher died peacefully in his sleep in Waterbury Hospital on Sept. 18, 1999. He was 90. Jim was born in Chicago, the son of Rudolph and Leslia (Kittinger). At...
Ashton M. Tenney Jr. '42
ASHTON DIED Sept. 13, 1993. He joined the class from New Rochelle H.S. and retired as a textile technologist in 1972. Thereafter, he divided his time between Connecticut...
Charles Henry Tenney II '41
Mike died April 10, 2008, at home in Chestnut Hill, Mass., after a bout with influenza and pneumonia. He prepared at St. Paul’s School and Andover. At Princeton he...
Muneyori Terashima '35
MUNEYORI TERASHIMA PASSED away Apr. 7, 1993, in Tokyo. When he joined our class in Sept. 1931, he was Count Muneyori Terashima, a Mitsui Count. Yori, as we called him,...
Arthur G. Terhune '34
ART TERHUNE, a retired V.P. of Prudential Bache and a resident of Saint Clair Shores, Mich., died Feb. 3, 1992, in Royal Oak. He had been in the securities business...
Arthur Poe Terrell '33
ART TERRELL, who was a prominent lawyer in Houston, Tex., and a past president of the Bar Association, died Jan. 10, 1990. A funeral service was held Jan. 13 at Christ...
Henry L. Terrie Jr. *55
Henry L. Terrie Jr., emeritus professor of English at Dartmouth College, died Nov. 1, 2006, in Charleston, S.C. He was 85. A graduate of Andover and Yale, he earned a...
Philip Gibson Terrie '39
AN ATTORNEY in private practice for more than 40 years in Charleston, W.Va., where he was a lifelong resident, Gib died of heart failure Apr. 11, 1993. He earned his law...
Charles E. Terry '47
Chuck died Jan. 5, 1999, at the Hershey [Pa.] Medical Center after a long illness.Chuck was born in Woodbury, N.J., and spent his youth in the Presbyterian Orphanage in...
Owen R. Terry '58
Owen died of prostate cancer May 29, 2008, in Baltimore. He was 72. He came to Princeton from the Evanston Township (Ill.) School, where he had been active in track and...
Mixalis Panayiotis Terzis '74
Mixalis died suddenly July 29, 2009, of a heart attack. Mixalis was born in Mytilini on the Greek island of Lesbos and came to the United States on a scholarship for...
Charles E. Test '37
Ned Test died Nov. 15, 2011, in Indianapolis. He attended Park School in Indianapolis before coming to Princeton, where he graduated Phi Beta Kappa with honors in...
Richard Russell Tettlebach '45
Dick Tettelbach died May 14, 2007. He entered Princeton from University School in Cleveland, Ohio. Dick joined Key and Seal and was active in wrestling and baseball....
Nicholas Gilman Thacher '37
Nick died on Mar. 11, 2002, of pulmonary fibrosis, at the age of 86. A distinguished member of '37, he had been serving as AG agent.He came to Princeton from...
Arbie R. Thalacker '57
Arbie died Jan 9, 2012, of pancreatic cancer. At Princeton he majored in English, joined Cap and Gown, and was active in swimming, football, flying club, Keycept, the...
Edwin Daisley Thatcher '36
Ed died Apr. 7, 1998, of cancer. He was 83. A graduate of Brooklyn Friends School, at Princeton he majored in architecture and was a member of Colonial Club. In 1942 he...
John Hanlilton Thatcher Jr. '30
JOHN THATCHER died in Santa Barbara, Calif., Sept. 10, 1990, after a sudden heart attack. He had moved to Santa Barbara from San Francisco in 1977 and was living in a...
Richard B. Thatcher '62
Richard died of lung cancer Oct. 1, 2010, in Huntington, N.Y. Richard came to Princeton from Hotchkiss. He roomed with John McWilliams, dined at Tower, and majored in...
Peter E. Thauer '61
Pete died March 24, 2011, at his winter home in Vero Beach, Fla. Born in New York City, he was a resident of Saddle River, N.J. He was the only child of Ernest Moritz...
Louis Albert Thayer '46
Louis Thayer died Oct. 7, 2008, in his home in Bridgehampton, N.Y., after a long illness. Lou was born in Flushing, N.Y., and came to Princeton from Flushing High...
Stuart W. Thayer '47
STUART DIED of cancer at his home in N.Y.C. Sept. 22, 1992. A native of Charleston, WVa., he prepared at Charleston H.S.In 1948, he entered the V12 program. The...
LAURENCE J. THEILGARD '49
Larry died Nov. 13, 2007, at the age of 80, after a valiant fight against brain cancer. He prepared for Princeton at Princeton High School and served in the Navy as an...
Henry Grant Theis '42
Grant, a pioneer in college radio, died July 7, 2005, in Los Angeles from complications of pneumonia.In 1940, while majoring in modern languages, Grant started WPRB,...
John Orr Theobald '66
Princeton's lost a friend. We've lost a friend. Theo died of cancer in Phoenix May 1, 2003.For each of us during those handful of life's events that we got to share with...
Alfred O. Therkildsen '37
Turk came to Princeton from Kent School in Connecticut, where he was a member of the tennis team and glee club. At Princeton, Turk majored in economics. He enlisted in...
Robert J. Thieblot '55
Bob died April 16, 2009, at home in the Bolton Hill neighborhood of Baltimore after a brave battle with cancer. Bob came to Princeton from Mercersburg. After Princeton...
Walter H. Thiede '47
Walt lived a carpe diem life with gusto. He joined us as a V-12 premed student in 1943 and claims to have “rubbed shoulders with Einstein” before receiving a medical...
Henry Burgess Thielbar '34
Hank, our esteemed vice president for AG and class agent, died Feb. 7, 2002, in Charlottesville, Va., where he'd lived for the last 25 years, after a long illness.In...
David Lyle Thoburn '28
Lyle Thoburn died Aug. 14, 1996, having suffered from Alzheimer's for several years.He attended Pittsburgh's Peabody H.S. and came to Princeton on a scholarship from the...
Charles Morse Thom '49
Charlie Thom died Dec. 1, 1995, at his home in Scarsdale, N.Y.He prepared at the Hill School. At Princeton he earned an AB in English and was a member of Key and Seal...
William T. Thom III '40
Bill, a lifelong advocate of peace and understanding in the world, was at peace Aug. 24, 2004, at Foxdale Village, State College, Pa.He prepared at George School, and...
Arthur William Thomas Jr. '54
A graduate of the Milwaukee University School, he majored in history at Princeton, was a member of Tower Club, and participated in many campus committees and sports. He...
Charles F. Thomas Jr. '59
Charles Thomas died Nov. 21, 2006, according to the Social Security Death Index. We know neither the place nor cause of death. Charles had been listed in the University...
Evan Welling Thomas II '42
Evan died Feb. 28, 1999, on Hilton Head Island, after a long battle with multiple sclerosis.Preparing for Princeton at Kent School, Evan was coxswain and captain of the...
George Boyd Thomas '56
George Thomas died of lymphoma at Boston U. Medical Center on July 1, 1996. He had planned to attend our 40th, but his illness prevented him. George was a longtime...
George Kreider Thomas '53
Our friend George died Dec. 9, 1995, at the Veterans Administration Medical Center in Danville, Ill.He was born Sept. 23, 1930, in Birmingham, Ala. The family moved to...
Griffith Edwards Thomas '44
PETE DIED in his sleep, at the Maplewood Nursing Home, Westmoreland, N.H., July 20, 1992, after an almost tenyear struggle with Alzheimer's disease. It was time for this...
Gustavus Ober Thomas '49
Gus died Sept. 10, 1999, in Baltimore, from complications of a peptic ulcer. He was 72. He came to Princeton from the Gilman School after service in the Navy. He was a...
H. Lloyd Thomas Jr. '32 *33
Lloyd Thomas died at Holy Redeemer Hospital, Mar. 24, 1997, in Southampton, Pa., where he had lived and worked for most of his life. After college he went into the real...
Henry Briscoe Thomas '40
HENRY THOMAS, retired president of the Palmetto Compress & Warehouse Co., died July 12, 1990, in Columbia, S.C. Henry joined 1940 with that splendid group from Gilman...
Isaac Thomas *55
Music Nov. 26, 2000
John Edward Thomas '57
John died Sept. 19, 1997, in Milwaukee, while hospitalized after a prolonged illness. After preparing at Milwaukee University School, he majored in English and joined...
Lewis Thomas '33
WITH LHE DEATH OF LEW THOMAS Dec. 3, 1993, the class lost its most illustrious member. Lew prepared at McBurney School. In college, he was on THE TIGER and a member of...
Llewellyn C. Thomas '35
Llew died Oct. 26, 2011, in Eugene, Ore., of age-related causes. The son of an Episcopal missionary, he was born in Porto Alegre, Brazil. He grew up in the Washington,...
P. Emery Thomas *55
Mathematics, June 13, 2005
Robert Mason Thomas '42
p>A former class president and one of Princeton’s most loyal sons, Robert Mason Thomas died May 15, 2007, following a stroke. Born and raised in Baltimore, he...
Samuel Finley Thomas '35
SAMUEL F. THOMAS, a distinguished neurologist in N.Y.C., died of an aneurism on May 31, 1989, in Salt Lake City, where he and his wife, Ruth Larson Thomas, had lived...
Walker Atta Van Thomas '34
Walker "Tommy" Thomas, an executive with Allstate Insurance Co. for 25 years before he retired in 1972, died May 16, 1995. Before Allstate, his career included, in his...
Walter Frederick Thomas '34
Walt Thomas, a member of Princeton’s 1934 intercollegiate champion indoor polo team who went on to become vice president and secretary of the Valley Bank of Long Island,...
William R. Thomas III '27
Bill Thomas died Sept. 9, 1993, after a long battle with cancer, He came to us from Lawrenceville, played on our freshman tennis squad, and was a member of Triangle,...
Williamson Thomas '35
Sandy Thomas passed away Oct. 2, 1995, in Rumson, N.J. He was 82. Born in Elizabeth, Sandy came to Princeton from St. Paul's School, where he pursued racquet sports in...
Nelson Thomasson III '35
Nels died Aug. 6, 1999, in Garrett County Memorial Hospital, Oakland, Md., near his summer home in Mountain Lake Park. He was 86.Son of Nelson Jr. 1900, and Indie...
Charles L. Thompson II '29
Charlie died Feb.19, 2002. He prepared for Princeton at St. Louis Country Day School. At Princeton he was manager of the '31 baseball team and a member of freshman...
Craig R. Thompson *37
Craig R. Thompson, retired Felix E. Shelling Professor of English Literature at the U. of Pennsylvania, died Oct. 4, 1996. He was 85.Born in Carlisle, Pa., he earned his...
David Hartt Thompson '73
David Hartt Thompson died Oct. 7, 1997. Dave graduated from Northern Highlands Regional H.S. in New Jersey. At Princeton he majored in civil and geological engineering,...
David Scott Thompson '39
Dave died Oct. 30, 2007, at Monroe Village in Jamesburg, N.J., a retirement community where he and his wife, Barbara, were living in order to stay close to Princeton,...
Edwin Pendleton Thompson '39
Ed died April 30, 2006, at the Westerly (R.I.) Nursing Home. He served as a lieutenant junior grade with the U.S. Maritime Service in the European and Far Eastern...
Ernest Clark Thompson '52
Four days before his death, Clark Thompson said to his lifemate Susan Sanderson, "Mrs. Bisquit, take me home." He died May 1, 1994, from complications of prostate cancer...
George Gere Thompson '42
George, son of W.N. Thompson 1908 and father of J.B. Thompson '71, died Nov. 21, 2004, at Heritage House in Wilkes-Barre, Pa.He prepared at Phillips Exeter Academy. At...
Henry Swift Thompson '33
Hank, of Hancock Point, Maine, and Grass Valley, Calif., died at home in California Dec. 17, 2004.He attended Kent School prior to Princeton. He married Henrietta Wise...
Hoyt Hayes Thompson '50
Hoyt died Aug. 21, 2001, after a brief illness. He lived in the Kansas City area virtually his entire life, graduating from the Pembroke-Country Day School there. At...
Hoyt Hayes Thompson '50
Hoyt died Aug. 21, 2001, after a brief illness. He lived in the Kansas City area virtually his entire life, graduating from the Pembroke-Country Day School there. At...
J Wilding Thompson '46
Jim THOMPSON left US July 17, 1990, succumbing to pancreatic cancer. Jim came to Princeton at age 17 following a year at Hotchkiss. Upon turning 18 in June 1943, he...
Jack Willson Thompson '40
Jack died Sept. 9, 2007, in Naples, Fla. Until 1983, he lived primarily in Flint, Mich., where he had a private medical practice in obstetrics and gynecology, having...
John E. Thompson '56
On July 20, 2004, John died peacefully at home in Lafayette, Calif., surrounded by his family.At Princeton, he participated in various service organizations and...
John S. Thompson '44
John died April 12, 2010, in Middlebury, Vt., after a period of hospice care. Irene, his wife of 62 years, died July 30. After graduating from Lawrenceville, John...
John S. Thompson '27 *28
John S. Thompson died Nov. 30, 1996, at Waverley Heights Retirement Center in Gladwyne, Pa.Tommy came to us from South Side H.S. After graduating with a BS in...
John S. Thompson Jr. '56
Jack died suddenly July 23, 2012. He graduated in 1952 from Swarthmore High School, where he played many sports and was captain of the football team his senior year. At...
John William Thompson Jr. '36
JOHN, RETIRED associate editor, V.P., and director of THE WASHINGTON STAR newspaper, died of pneumonia Mar. 28, 1993, at his winter home in Delray Beach, Fla. He was...
Mark F. Thompson '90
Mark F. Thompson, one of our three honorary classmates died Dec. 1, 1995, at Princeton Medical Center. He was 45. Mark was born in Bayonne, N.J. He was a graduate of...
Morris Mordecai Thompson '34
Morrie Thompson, a civil engineer who served with the U.S. Geological Survey’s Topographic Division for 56 years, died of congestive heart failure Jan. 6, 2009, at...
Mortimer Stafford Thompson '46
Staff Thompson died Jan. 21, 1995, collapsing suddenly of a heart attack while dancing with his beloved wife, Donna. Staff joined the class in 1942, the first...
Paul Thompson II '48
PAUL THOMPSON died on Oct. 10, 1989, of heart failure after a long illness. He lived in Berwyn, Penn.Paul came to us from Philadelphia's Main Line by way of St. Mark's...
Philip Glenn Thompson '27
Philip Glenn Thompson died Nov. 17, 1996, at the Bethany Lutheran Village in Centerville, Ohio. Glenn came to Princeton from Ripley H.S. in Ripley, Tenn. He was on the...
Richard Allen Thompson '58
Dick died July 21, 2003, after a four-year battle with colon cancer.Dick came to Princeton from Wilmington (Del.) Friends School. He joined Tower Club and majored in the...
Rockwell Morell Thompson '38
ROCK DIED Sept. 22, 1992, from complications arising from Alzheimer's disease. In 1974 he wrote his own memorial, to wit: "Soon after entering Princeton, Rock met Ray...
Ross W. Thompson '32
Ross Thompson died Nov. 3, 1997.He prepared at Mercersburg. After graduating from college, he went to the U. of Pittsburgh Law School and then began the practice of law...
W. Pratt Thompson '55
Pratt died May 9, 2007, of a heart attack in England, where he had lived for more than 40 years. After spending two years at Princeton, Pratt graduated with honors from...
William Edward Thompson '42
Bill, an expert in marketing and promotion whose avocations included entertaining international visitors and traveling, died Oct. 9, 2005, in New York.He left us before...
William G. Thompson '49
Bill died Nov. 27, 2005. He was 77. He prepared for Princeton at Penn Charter School in Philadelphia. He majored in English, was elected to Phi Beta Kappa, and...
William Julius Thompson '42
Bill Thompson died Sept. 21, 2007, in Greenville, S.C., of a ruptured appendix. He was born in Springfield, Mass., and prepared at the Loomis School. At Princeton he...
William M. Thompson '31
Bill was born Mar. 15, 1909, in Albany, N.Y., and died in New Haven, Conn., Sept. 27, 1999. He lived in nearby Madison.Bill prepared at Albany Academy. At Princeton,...
David R. Thomson '47
Dave Thomson died April 19, 2011, in Hanover, N.H., where he had moved to be near his daughter, Connie Blatchford, after the death of his wife, Barbara, several years...
Douglas Gillespie Thomson Jr. '42
DOUG DIED suddenly on July 29, 1992, of heart failure, in Tenafly, NJ, his home for the past 40 years. He had retired three years ago from the presidency of the Shield...
Richard Dowling Thomson '38
Dick died Nov. 1, 2001, at his home in Haverford, Pa. He attended Penn Charter School and Lawrenceville. At Princeton, Dick won numerals in freshman track and was a...
Samuel Garver Thomson Jr. '37
Reunions won't be the same without affable Sam, who never missed a reunion and served as chairman of our 15th. He died April 25, 2003.Sam, whose father was a member of...
Richard W. Thorington '19
DICK THORINGION died Jan. 6, 1994, at Waverly Heights in Gladwyne, Penn., where he and his wife had resided for several years.Dick served with the American Field Service...
William Clayton Thorne '67
William Clayton Thorne died Apr. 15, 1996, at NYU Medical Center in NYC.At Princeton Bill was a member of Cloister Inn and was an enthusiastic participant in the...
Henry M. Thornton '37
HEAVY THORNTON died Apr. 18, 1992, of heart trouble and after a long bout with emphysema, leaving his wife of 56 years, Ginny (daughter of George Whiteley '10); five...
Andrus Skidmore Thorpe '51
Skid was born March 30, 1929, in Minneapolis, the son of Andrus and Gladys Hall Thorpe. He attended the Blake School in Hopkins, Minn. At Princeton he majored in...
George G. Thouron Jr. '59
George died Feb. 13, 2002, at St. Simons Island, Ga., after a long illness.He grew up in Wilmington, Del., and prepared for Princeton at St. Paul's School. He was a...
Leopold Edward Thron '29
Leo died in Sept. 1992. At Princeton he was in the University Orchestra and then concertmaster of that body. In 1929 he married Laura Beach. They had three sons,...
Wolfgang Joseph Thron '39
Wolf died of emphysema on Aug. 21, 2001, in Boulder, Colo., his home since 1954. He was professor of mathematics at the U. of Colorado until he retired as emeritus...
William Mcintosh Throop Jr. '45
Class Treasurer Pete Throop died on June 20, 2002, of prostate cancer. Pete entered Princeton from St. George's. His stepfather was Charles E. Davis Jr. '25.At...
Robert Dudley Thum '39
A FAMILY MAN of many talents and wideranging interests, Bob died of heart failure Mar. 10, 1992, while visiting son Robert '67 in Berkeley, Calif.Bob and Mildred,...
Rudolf Thun '65
Rudi Thun died suddenly Aug. 6, 2012, at his home in Ann Arbor, where he was a professor of physics at the University of Michigan. He was a key participant in the...
Gerrish Thurber '28 *29
We report sadly that Gerrish died Sept. 6, 2000. For some years, he and his wife, Mary Catherine, resided at the Meadow Lakes retirement community in Hightstown, N.J....
George E. Thurman '40
George died May 31, 2008, in Phoenix, Ariz. He prepared at Roosevelt High School in Yonkers, N.Y. At Princeton, he majored in chemistry and earned second-group...
Oliver Menter Thurman Jr. '31
OLLIVER "Doc" as he was known to many, died May 12, 1993, in Honolulu. He attended Newark Academy before entering Princeton, where he was on the freshman lacrosse and...
Richard L. Thurn '59
Dick died April 15, 2010, at his home in Livingston, Ala. Born in Perth Amboy, N.J., Dick entered Princeton from Westfield (N.J.) Senior High School, where he ran track...
James Stutesman Thurston '44
Jim died Sept. 2, 2004, at his beloved Windfield Farm outside Noblesville, Ind. He was 83.He once described his profession as "social worker," but that is in its...
Chauncey B. Thuss '49
Chauncey died Feb. 4, 2005. He was 77.He prepared for Princeton at Baylor Military Academy, and at Princeton he majored in biology. He served in the Navy as an aviation...
Michael C. Tice '66
Mike died May 18, 2012, cardiac arrest, following a long battle with cancer. He entered Princeton from Fort Myers (Fla.) Senior High School, where he was president...
Geoffrey L. Tickner '52
Geof died on Thanksgiving Day, Nov. 26, 2009, in Hilton Head, S.C. He was 81. Born in Buffalo, Geof grew up in Maplewood, N.J. He attended Maplewood High ...
Arthur T. Tienken '44 *50
Art died from cancer May 7, 2006, at home in Arlington, Va. "He lived as best he could to the very end," wrote his wife, Jean. "He played golf on Saturday, and...
C. Wallace Tiernan '40
WALLY TIERNAN was stricken with a cerebral hemorrhage while vacationing at his home in Delray Beach, Fla., and passed away at nearby Bethesda Memorial Hospital Nov....
Martin Thomas Tiernan '39
Marty died Aug. 9, 1998, in Essex Fells, N.J., where he had lived almost all his life. After college he joined Wallace and Tiernan Inc., a family business, and was...
Lindley Welsh Tiers '34 *35
Lin Tiers, a nationally ranked tennis player in the late 1930s and a former executive in the overseas division of Citibank, died July 29, 1998, a few days before his...
Henry N. Tifft III '49
Henry died Aug. 8, 2006, after a short illness. He was 78. He prepared for Princeton at Hotchkiss School. Henry majored in politics at Princeton and was a member of...
Thomas Robert Tifft '56
Tom Tifft of Washington, D.C., was in Cairo on a consulting assignment when he died Feb. 10, 1999, of a heart attack while swimming.At Princeton, Tom joined Tower Club,...
Louis Edward Tilden Jr. '51
ED DIED June 27, 1992, at his home in Evanston, III., apparently of emphysema. His career was largely spent in fund raising for Northwestern Univ., Easter Seats, and the...
H. Coleman Tiley '40
The class and other Princetonians will be saddened by Coley Tiley's death on Nov. 2, 1998. An unusually strong advocate for '40 and the university, he received the...
Paul Herman Till Jr. '51 *55
Paul died of a massive heart attack June 21, 2002, at home in Leawood, Kan. Born Aug. 24, 1929, in St. Louis, he came to Princeton from Cleveland HS and was a chemistry...
Charles Macnaughton Tillinghast '39
Lad died Feb. 24, 1998, as a result of a stroke suffered about a week before. He had retired from his lifetime career as an insurance agent in 1989 and was living in...
Joseph Edward Tilt III '50
Joe Tilt died instantly as the result of an automobile accident on Sept. 3, 1997, while near Eugene, Oreg., for his son's wedding.Joe prepared at Polytechnic School in...
Ned Bass Tilt '26
Ned Tilt died at his home in Santa Barbara, Calif., on July 2, 1989, at the age of 86. For several years, Ned suffered from coronary problems, so his death was not...
John L. Tincher III '29
John died May 15, 1996. He prepared for college at Lake Forest and Lawrenceville. At Princeton he was in Arbor Inn.John left Princeton in 1927 and began a long career...
Charles Humbert Tinsman '28
Hum Tinsman died Sept. 1, 1997, in Shawnee Mission, Kan. He attended Kansas City Country Day School. At Princeton he majored in economics, was member of Terrace Club,...
R. Hovey Tinsman Jr. '53
Hovey, son of Robert H. Tinsman ’19, had planned to attend the Savannah mini-reunion with Princeton roommates Dick Corkhill, Clark Driemeyer, and Jack Pierson. But the...
Harry Tipper Jr. '33
HARRY TIPPER, who had lived at Siasconset, Mass., on Nantucket, for a number of years, died there June 6, 1990. Harry was born Nov. 10, 1910, in N.Y.C. He prepared at...
Van Rensselaer Tippett '37
Stamp and bridge expert and fisherman, Van Tippett died Oct. 23, 1998, at home. He is survived by his wife of 56 years, Jean; sons Peter, James, and David; daughter...
Joel I. Tirschwell '59
Joel died suddenly Oct. 6, 2006, in New York City. Born in New York, Joel attended James Madison High School there, where he was captain of the New York City...
Peter B. Tisne '62
Peter died of cardiac arrest Oct. 29, 2011, four days after hip-replacement surgery in New York City. Peter came to Princeton from Deerfield Academy. His senior-year...
James L. Titchener '44
Jim, who had been suffering from Parkinson's, died Feb. 28, 2003. Raised in Binghamton, N.Y., he was active at Princeton in varsity track as a distance runner and in...
Paul M. Titus *33
Paul M. Titus, dedicated educator, died Apr. 19, 1998, at his home in Gambier, Ohio, after a protracted illness. He was 93. He graduated from Oberlin College and was...
Walter Livingston Titus '57
Walt died April 22, 2001, of a heart attack while playing chess. At Princeton he majored in English, joined Key and Seal, and roomed with Phil Torrance '58 in his senior...
Carleton Tobey '40
CARL TOBEY died in Samsun, Turkey, on Aug. 23, 1991, where he had lived for more than 35 years, teaching English at Samsun College. He is survived by his sister, Ida...
Daniel J. Tobin '60
Dan died Dec. 19, 2007, at his home in La Mesa, Calif., after courageously facing the effects of a 1997 stroke and Parkinson's disease with gentle determination and a...
Thomas F. Tobin '53
Tom, who came to us from Washington, D.C., majored in SPIA at Princeton, graduated from Michigan Law School, and spent his professional life as an attorney. He died...
David B. Todd *52
David Todd, an internationally recognized chemical engineer, died Feb. 1, 2012, at his home in West Windsor, N.J. He was 86. Todd was in the Navy in World War II,...
James Todd Jr. '27
James Todd Jr. died Oct. 17, 1996, at his home in Bedford, N.Y., of complications from Parkinson's disease.Jim came to us from the Hill School. At Princeton he played...
William Newell Todd Jr. '38
Bill died Nov. 19, 2005, in Richmond, Ind. He was born in Piqua, Ohio, grew up in Richmond, and attended the Lawrenceville School.After graduating from Princeton, Bill...
Willis Duane Todd '46
Duane died June 1, 2001, of cancer.He entered Princeton in 1942 and graduated in 1948, having served 34 months in the Army, including combat with the 28th Division. A...
Jiro Tokuyama *58
Woodrow Wilson School, October 14, 2000
John Van Tol '48
John (also called “Van”) was with us only from November 1945 to June 1947. He was a member of Prospect and active in NROTC, and he graduated with a degree in naval...
William R. Tolford '47
Bill was a true down-easter who loved the sea, blue-water cruising, and tall ships. He spent three years in the Navy during World War II and two more during the Korean...
Henry Caldwell Toll '42
Hank, an architect, artist, and innovative cartoonist, died peacefully Jan. 23, 2005, at home in Albuquerque, N.M.Brother of Charles '38 and Caldwell '50, Hank prepared...
John S. Toll *52
John Toll, a physicist who presided over two major research universities, died of respiratory failure July 15, 2011. He was 87. Toll graduated from Yale in 1944 and...
Hugh McKelvey Tomb '41
Hugh McKelvey Tomb ’41 Hugh died April 27, 2007, in Newton, Mass., where he had lived his entire life. A graduate of Newton High School, he majored in SPIA at...
James R. Tombaugh '61
Jim Tombaugh, known to many as “Jamie,” died of cancer Jan. 30, 2011, at his home in Corvallis, Ore. Born in Chicago, Jamie came to Princeton from Lyons Township...
Hewitt P. Tomlin '47
In 1946, Hewitt was promoted (albeit backwardly) from 1948 to fabulous 1947. His postwar years at Princeton were treasured especially because, he told us, we were...
Henry Prout Tomlinson '41
Henry died July 10, 2001, in Vero Beach, Fla. A native of Princeton, he attended Princeton Country Day School and St. Paul's School. His father was a member of the Class...
Gerald Samuel Tompkins Jr. '48
Jerry died Nov. 15, 2003, in Greenville, S.C., where he had lived since 1947. His entire business career was spent with J. P. Stevens. He was plant manager of several...
James Haviland Tompkins '45 *47
Tommy Tompkins died Oct. 19, 1995, at Morristown [N.J.] Memorial Hospital. Tommy, who was born in South Orange, N.J., entered Princeton from Montclair Academy, played...
Zach Toms Jr. '51
Zach died Aug. 11, 2002, after a courageous battle with cancer. Born in Richmond, he attended St. Christopher's and Woodberry Forest. At Princeton he was an economics...
Richard C. Torbert '49
Dick died Oct 7, 2003, from complications of Parkinson's disease. He was 75.Dick prepared for Princeton at Columbia HS in Maplewood, N.J. He majored in history, and as a...
Vance Wiley Torbert Jr. '42
Vance died peacefully May 6, 2006, at his home in Dallas, Texas. He prepared at Columbia High School in Maplewood, N.J. At Princeton he earned honors in...
Louis E. Toro Jr. '32
Louis E. Toro Jr. of Bryn Mawr, Pa., died May 19, 2003. He was 93.After Princeton, Louis attended the U. of Virginia Law School. He founded the Freeman and Toro...
Alexander Torre-Tasso '62
Alexander Torre-Tasso died of heart failure Aug. 29, 2011, at home in Mount Pleasant, S.C. He had been in ill health. Alex came to us from The Hill School. Rooming with...
Peter M. Torrey '49
Pete died on Oct. 30, 2001, of cardiac arrest. He was 74. He was born in London and prepared at Phillips Exeter. At Princeton he majored in history, was a member of...
Ralph H. Torrey '42
Ralph Torrey died Feb. 28, 2010, in Ponte Vedra Beach, Fla. Ralph transferred to Princeton from the University of Pennsylvania. He did not finish in a timely fashion...
Edward Kennedy Torrington '40
Ken’s wife of 40 years, the former Patricia Flynn, said Ken died peacefully March 26, 2005, his mind sharp to the end, in Big Canoe, Ga. He prepared at...
Franklin C. Tosh '40
FRANK TOSH DIED July 2, 1994. He was from Tamaqua, Penn., and attended Mercersburg Academy. He did not finish his Princeton undergraduate studies and once observed "one...
Gilbert Post Von Totten '46 *48
Gil died Mar. 8, 2002, of leukemia in East Tennessee, where he lived for 20 years on a horse ranch in a home that he and his wife, Eileen, had built.A Choate School...
Jess Ranson Totten *62
Jess Ranson Totten died May 12, 2004. He was 76.Born in Sherman, Texas, Jess attended the Virginia Military Institute, the Air Force Institute of Technology and...
Clark Baldwin Tower '35 *36
Clark Tower, known to us as "Gabe" in his campus days, died on Oct. 23, 1997, following a short illness. He was 85. He and Sarah were inveterate reuners and devoted...
Augustus Robert Towers Jr. '45 *52
Professor Bob Towers died May 2, 1995, at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, of pancreatic cancer.Bob entered Princeton from St. Christopher's in Richmond and was a...
Stokley P. Towles '57
Stokes died Feb. 14, 2013, in Westwood, Mass., at the age of 77. At Princeton, he majored in English and joined Cottage Club. He was active in Tiger Magazine and...
Frank Townend '33
Major General (ret.) Frank Townend, one of the most energetic supporters of the class, died Nov. 27, 2001. He was 90. After graduating from Harvard Law School, he...
Frank W. Townley '49
Frank died May 30, 2005. He was 78.Frank prepared for Princeton at North Plainfield (N.J.) High School. While at Princeton he majored in economics in the American...
Charles Townsend Jr. '39
Charlie died of a heart attack June 27, 1995, while walking from the Princeton Club of N.Y.C. to Grand Central Station on his way home to Stamford, Conn. There he had...
Charles C. Townsend Jr. '49
Charlie died peacefully at home Aug. 27, 2010. Charlie entered Princeton in June 1945 immediately after graduating from Pomfret School. He finished freshman year...
Claire Tracy Townsend '74
Claire Townsend succumbed to breast cancer Dec. 19, 1995. At Princeton Claire majored in English, joined Tower Club, and was active in Triangle Club. She was also...
Dallas S. Townsend Jr. '40
Former radio and television commentator Dallas Townsend died June 1, 1995, in Montclair, N.J.After Princeton he attended the Columbia School of Journalism, was briefly a...
James Benjamin Townsend '40
RETIRED PROFESSOR of English literature at SUNY-Buffalo Ben Townsend died Dec. 13, 1993. A multifaceted scholar, Ben was published widely on artand literary topics,...
Horace Robert Toy '31
Horace Robert Toy died Apr. 26, 1998, in Sarasota, Fla., leaving his wife of 57 years, Bobbie, his children Leontine, Christopher, Peter, and Thomas, seven...
Rufus A. Tracy '26
Pete Tracy died Feb. 1, 1995, at his home in Carmel Valley, Calif., after a long illness. He had lived in Carmel Valley for more than 20 years and was well known as a...
William Richmond Tracy Jr. '49
WE ARE GREATLY SADDENED at the loss of Rich Tracy to pancreatic cancer, which was diagnosed Feb. 15 and led to his passing, June 3, 1990.Rich was born in Philadelphia...
Donald Martin Traeger '53
Don, an internist and infectious disease specialist, died of cancer June 6, 2003, at his Grass Valley, Calif., home.Born in Brooklyn, Don came to Princeton from Poly...
Russell E. Train '41
On Sept. 17, 2012, we lost our distinguished classmate Russ Train, who died on his farm in Bozman, Md. Russ was one of the most highly regarded American...
William Booth Trainer Jr. '34
BILL (PIE) TRAINER, a retired executive in the electrical materials manufacturing business in Richmond, died Apr. 8, 1991, it has just been learned, after a lingering...
Huan T. Tran *02
Huan Tran, a research physicist, died Dec. 12, 2009, while sleeping. He was 35. Born in Vietnam, he was brought to the United States when he was 7 months old. Tran...
Arnold Joseph Trattler '40
With the death of Arnie Trattler on Dec. 1, 1989, the Class has lost yet another distinguished medical figure.Arnie's career was devoted to general surgery in Manhasset,...
Clark Travell '45
Clark died on May 9, 1999, at his home in Ponte Vedra Beach, Fla. His ashes were scattered from a B-26 (the bomber he flew during WWII) on Memorial Day weekend that...
M. Callear Traver '38
Cal died Jan. 14, 1999, in Yardley, Pa., after a long illness. He was born in Trenton, N.J., and graduated from the Hun School. At Princeton, Cal played the trumpet in...
Herminio Traviesas '35
TRAVIE DIED Dec. 3, 1993, following a stroke. He had a distinguished career in TV and advertising, serving as a vp. of NBC; CBS; and Batton, Barton, Durstine, and...
Don Cargos Travis '33
Don Travis died Mar. 1, 1996, in Austin, Tex., where he had lived for many years. His eyesight and his hearing had both been in decline for some time, but he remained...
Edward Payson Travis Jr. '50
Ed Travis died at Stephens Memorial Hospital in Norway, Maine, on April 3, 1999, after a courageous battle with cancer. He was 72.Ed prepared for Princeton at the Peddie...
Alan Tredennick '32
ALAN TREDENNICK, a quiet but widely respected member of our Class, died Jan. 29, 1992, at the Medical Center in Princeton. He had suffered a stroke a few years ago, and...
Nelson L. Treece *73
This is a corrected version of a Memorial published in the Oct. 26, 2011, issue. Nelson Treece, for whom educating the deaf became a main focus of his career, died...
Geoffrey G. Trego '71
The class lost a dedicated public servant and loving family man when Geoff Trego died March 25, 2012, at his Richmond, Va., home following a brief illness. Geoff grew up...
Edmund K. Trent '36
Sadly, Ed Trent died June 14, 2006, just two weeks after attending our 70th reunion. We were aware of the struggle he had just to be there. Despite his physical...
Stephen A. Trentman '37
TWINKLE TOES, loyal, everappreciative Princetonian Steve Trentman died Nov. 24, 1990, after an eightyear bout with Alzheimer's disease, leaving his widow Emalea and a...
William Trevor M.D. '36
Bill, a renowned surgeon, died of cancer June 28, 1997, on his birthday. He prepared at the Gilman School. At Princeton he majored in biology and was a member of Charter...
Charles Daniel Trexler '35
A lifelong New Yorker, Trex died at St. Luke's-Roosevelt Hospital in Manhattan Feb. 20, 2002.Born in Brooklyn, Trex was grandson of a Lutheran minister and son of...
David Churchman Trimble '24
The Rev. Canon David C. Trimble died Oct. 14, 1998, in Boonsboro, Md. He was 96. David prepared at the Gilman School in Baltimore and, after Princeton, graduated in 1930...
David Lyman Trimble '47
Dave died Aug. 2, 1999 of natural causes in Montclair, N.J.Born in Montclair, he attended Montclair H.S. and graduated from the Hill School.A second-generation...
Francis Cantrell Trimble Jr. '52
AFTER A TWOANDAHALFYEAR BATTLE with lung cancer, Frank Trimble died peacefully in his wife 's arms Aug. 5, 1991, leaving countless blessings to soften his absence. His...
Gerald R. Trimble Jr. '54
Gerald Trimble died Nov. 29, 2011, at his home in Washington, D.C. Born in Atlantic City, he graduated from the Lawrenceville School. At Princeton, he majored in English...
Henry Weeks Trimble Jr. '42
After a most interesting life, Hank died Jan. 31, 2004, in NYC from complications following surgery.Having prepared at Montclair [N.J.] HS, he earned honors in...
William Cattell Trimble '30
William Cattell Trimble died June 24, 1996, at his home in Brooklandville, Md. He was 89.A native of Baltimore, he attended the Gilman School, and he graduated cum laude...
John Ballou Tritsch '67
OUR DEAR CLASSMATE John Ballou Tritsch died Nov. 3, 1992, of heart disease in Narberth, Penn.While at Princeton, John was commander of the navy R.O.T.C. drill team and a...
John Grant Tritsch '42
John died April 29, 2006, at Flagler Hospital in St. Augustine, Fla. A graduate of DeWitt Clinton High School in New York, John earned honors at Princeton in...
Wladyslaw Troka '52
Wladek came to the class and to the United States from Poland in 1949 and earned a bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering. He subsequently received a Ph.D. in...
J. Milton Trompen '30
J. Milton Trompen died in Jan. 2001 at the age of 92. Born in Ramsey, N.J., he had been living in Brooklyn.Previously he made his residence in Morris Plains, N.J., where...
Eugene Winfield Trone '45
Gene died Nov. 28, 2001, two days after a fall in his garden in Old Town Alexandria, Va.Gene prepared at William Penn High in York, Pa. At Princeton he joined Cloister...
John Shipley Troth '33
Ship Troth died June 15, 1999, of a ruptured abdominal aneurysm. He was 87. Ship retired in 1976 as pres. of Nupax Corp. in West Chester. He had founded the plastic...
Abraham Charles Troup IV '36
Abe lived mostly in Harrisburg, Pa. After Princeton he joined Troup Brothers Music House, a prominent store in Harrisburg. He was co-owner until 1965, when the...
Norman S. Trouw '47
Norm graduated in ’46 and began a dual career: 38 years of research with Celanese Co. (and, as he wrote in our 50th yearbook, some "useless" patents); and 20 years of...
Alexander Buel Trowbridge III '51
Sandy was a well-known public figure. Born Dec. 12, 1929, he came to us from Andover. At Princeton he roomed with Dave Adams and Mike Winton, was an assistant editor of...
C. Robertson Trowbridge '54
It is with great sadness that the class reports the loss of Rob Trowbridge, who died of a pulmonary embolism Sept. 8, 2003.The son of Cornelius '21, he graduated from...
Frederick Lum Trowbridge '35 *44
Fred Trowbridge died on Apr. 20, 1989, in Klamath Falls, Oreg., to which he had moved in 1985 to be nearer his family. For more than ten years, Fred struggled with...
Gardiner Trowbridge II '49
NOTE: The following is a corrected version of a memorial published in the Jan. 27, 1999, issue of PAW. Gar Trowbridge, son of the late Arthur Lusk Trowbridge '13, died...
Arthur G. Trudeau '53
With sadness we record the death of Arthur, formerly called Art, several years ago. The date and location are not known. Born in Honolulu, Arthur graduated from...
Michael A. True *77
Astrophysical Sciences, Oct. 16, 2006
Wilbur Tyson Trueblood Jr. '38
The class and Princeton lost a great friend and the ultimate Tiger with the death of Will Trueblood on July 19, 1989. A native of St. Louis, Mo., Will moved with his...
Clifford Ambrose Truesdell *44
Mathematics, Jan 14, 2000
John Phillips Truesdell '42
John died July 21, 1997, in Ft.Wayne, Ind. After a long career in insurance, John was still active, in partnership with his daughter, Fern, in the financial planning and...
R. Marshall Truitt Jr. '27
R. Marshall Truitt MD died Dec. 17, 1995, in Philadelphia after a long illness.Marshall prepared at Germantown Academy. At Princeton he was a member of Arbor Inn Club....
Thomas D. Truitt *59
Thomas D. Truitt, an engineer and software entrepreneur, died Feb. 7, 2009, at home. He was 79. Truitt attended Swarthmore College, earned a bachelor’s degree at Texas...
Charles Samuel Trump III '55
Sam Trump died Sept. 9, 1998, at his home in Berkeley Springs, W.Va., after a long battle with cancer.Sam came to Princeton from Mercersburg Academy, where he was active...
Franklin F. Trunkey '26
FRANK TRUNKEY, former business and civic leader of Spokane, Wash., died Nov. 5, 1990, in Alhambra, Calif., where he had lived the last two years, an Alzheimer victim....
Kin Yuan Hsueh Tsu '54 *61
Kin Tsu died peacefully Jan. 11, 2005, at his home in Mountain Lakes, N.J.Born in Peking, China, he prepared for Princeton at St. Paul's School. At Princeton, he majored...
Catherine Hudgins Tuck '84
Catherine died May 25, 2001, of breast cancer. A member of Campus Club and a biology major, Catherine graduated magna cum laude and received her MD from the U. of Tex....
Edward Hallam Tuck '49
Ed died on Oct. 2, 2002, of cancer. He was 75. He prepared for Princeton at St. Paul's School. At Princeton he majored in English and graduated with honors. Ed played...
Donald M. Tucker '61
Don Tucker died of a heart attack while jogging Aug. 17, 2003, in New Bedford, Mass.Born and raised in Philadelphia, Don came to Princeton from Episcopal Academy. At...
James C. Tucker '50
Jim died Aug. 31, 2012, in Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center in Boston, after a fall at his home in Exeter, N.H. He was born in Alabama, but migrated north to...
John Tucker '55
John Tucker, seminal founder of Princeton Project ’55; passionate lover of modern art, racehorses, and his wife, Jayne W. Barnard; and creator of his own agenda, died...
N. Beverly Tucker Jr. '62
Bev Tucker died of cancer (lung, then brain) Oct. 27, 2011, after four days in hospice care in Wickford, R.I., with his family present. Bev came to us from Walnut Hills...
Thomas J. Tucker '95
Tom Tucker died Jan. 4, 2009, after a courageous battle with cancer. He was 35. Tom was raised in Calgary, Canada, where he flourished as a talent on the ice at a...
Wilson Randolph Tucker '51
Randy died Apr. 11, 2000, from complications related to a stroke.At Princeton, he majored in biology and was a member of the Cincinnati Club, the Premed Society, Cap and...
Charles S. Tuesday *55
Charles S. Tuesday, who spent his entire career at General Motors Research Laboratories, died June 18, 2008. He was 80. After serving in the Army from 1946 to 1948,...
John Wilder Tukey *39
Mathematics, July 26, 2000
John Patson Tunnell '59
John died Aug. 9, 2002. We only recently learned of his death, and we have no further details. John attended Phillips Exeter Academy before entering Princeton. His home...
Herbert B. Turkington '54
Herbert Turkington of Largo, Fla., died Feb. 5, 2012, at Bay Pines VA Hospital. Born in Hackensack, N.J., he attended Bogota High School. At Princeton, he majored in...
John Aston Turnbull '58
John died suddenly of a heart attack at his Washington, N.J. home on May 12, 1999. Although a childhood bout with rheumatic fever eventually led to a valve replacement...
William Turnbull '30
William, a lifelong resident of Far Hills, N.J., died Oct. 23, 2002, at his home. He was 94.He prepared at the Buckley School in NYC, and then at St. Mark's. After...
William Turnbull Jr. '56 *59
William " 'Bull" Turnbull Jr. died June 26, 1997, after long bout with cancer. Always witty, wry, self deprecating, and debonair, 'Bull, the son and great-grandson of...
A. Richard Turner '55 *59
Dick Turner was born July 28, 1932, in New Bedford, Mass., died Sept. 9, 2011, in Cape May, N.J., of lymphoma. A Fulbright scholar who also earned a Ph.D. in art...
Albert Bristol Turner '22
ALBERT "A.B." TURNER DIED in Yarmouth, Me., after a long illness. He was born in New York City and grew up in Chappaqua, N.Y. He served as an insurance sales agent for...
Burnett Coburn Turner '25 *26
Sandy Turner was born in Los Angeles on Dec. 3, 1902. After Los Angeles H.S. and a year at the U. of Southern California, he transferred to us in Sept. 1921.He won the...
Charles Thelin Turner '40
On Feb. 10, 1998, Baltimorean Charles "Bucky" Turner, a loyal, enthusiastic, and supportive classmate, died at his home. Classmates Jack King, Ridge Melvin, Beau Pearre,...
Dr. John Turner II '40
Jack Turner, retired physician from Providence, R.I., died Dec. 15, 1995. Jack came to us from Kent School and at Princeton earned honors in biology, rowed 150lb. crew,...
Eugene Lauderdale Turner '41
Gene died Dec. 22, 1998, after a massive stroke. The son of E.L. Turner '12 and grandson of Thomas W. Coleman 1856, he prepared at McCallie School in Chattanooga,...
Gordon B. Turner '37 *50
Gordon B. Turner died May 13, 1996. He was 81. Born in NYC, he settled in Princeton in 1946 where he resumed his undergraduate studies after a 12-year hiatus spent in...
Henry A. Turner Jr. *60
Henry A. Turner Jr., the Charles J. Stille Professor of History emeritus, who taught at Yale for 44 years, died Dec. 17, 2008, of complications of melanoma. He was...
Henry Cushman Turner Jr. '43
Hank had dual careers — first in the medical and pharmaceutical fields for 15 years, and second as a high school science teacher for 24 years. He died Nov. 17, 2007, at...
Horatio W. Turner III '40
Harry died peacefully Aug. 31, 2009, at Charlotte Hall (Md.) Veterans Home. His wife of 48 years, Mary Helen (Rosemer), died earlier this year. After preparing at St....
Howard Griffin Turner Jr. '39
Hap died peacefully Aug. 27, 2009, at home in Enfield, Conn., surrounded by family. He and Marion had moved there after living 43 years in nearby Longmeadow, Mass. ...
James F. Turner Jr. '31
EVERYONE IN '31 knew Jim Turner, who died May 1, 1990. He was the troubadour of our Nassau Hall step songs, as the late Art Knox was our leader. Among other things, Jim...
Prewitt B. Turner Jr. '54
Prewitt died Feb. 14, 2005.Born in Kansas City, Mo., he prepared for Princeton at Pembroke Country Day School. A member of Cottage Club, where he served on the house...
Robert Patterson Turner Jr. '35
Bob died in Albuquerque, N.M., Jan. 7, 2002.At Princeton, he was active on the Daily Princetonian, joined Cloister Inn, and graduated with a degree in civil engineering....
Thomas C. Turner '49
Tom died Aug. 11, 2012. He was born Jan. 28, 1927, in Oxford, Ala. After being named valedictorian of his class at the McCallie School, he became the fifth member of...
Warren Hires Turner Jr. '34
WARREN TURNER DIED Feb. 23, 1991, in Alexandria, Va., where he had lived for ten years. A varied career in banking, business, and insurance led to a degree in classics...
Michael B. De Turnure '57
Michael died Jan. 2, 1997, after a courageous year-long battle with lymphoma. He came to Princeton from Kent School with his good friends Bill Hewson, Gary Lane, and...
Lowell Turrentine '17
LOWELL TURRENTINE died peacefully Jan. 18, 1992, after several recent illnesses. He was 96. He was an outstanding student at Princeton, who was Phi Beta Kappa in junior...
John R. Tusson *47
John R. Tusson was found dead in his home, in the Belle Chasse section of New Orleans, La., June 30, 1995. He was 74. He had been stabbed to death. To our knowledge no...
John G. W. Tuthill '40
Tut died Feb. 4, 2003, at Exeter [N.H.] Hospital. He grew up in the Chicago area, preparing for Princeton at North Shore Country Day School in Winnetka.At Princeton, Tut...
Charles L. Tutt Jr. '33
CHARLEY TUTT, probably the most distinguished engineer in the Class of '33, died Nov. 3, 1933, in Colorado Springs, Colo.Charley was born Jan. 16, 1911, in Coronado,...
Russell Thayer Tutt II '35
RUSSELL THAYER TUTT II died at home in Colorado Springs, on Oct. 21, 1992, succumbing to a third bout of the lymphoma that assailed him during his Final years. Entering...
Arthur Norman Tuttle Jr. *56
Arthur Norman Tuttle Jr., an architect and engineer, died Feb. 11, 2004, at his home in Norman, Okla. He was 73.Arthur earned a master's in architecture from Princeton...
Elbert P. Tuttle Jr. '42
Elbert “Tut” Tuttle, physician, researcher, and teacher of medicine, died in Atlanta March 18, 2012. Tut moved to Atlanta with his parents in 1923. He attended North ...
John R. Tuttle Jr. '44
Jack Tuttle died May 21, 2010, in St. Augustine, Fla., following a stroke and the effects of Parkinson’s disease. He was 87. Coming to Princeton from Andover, he roomed...
Carrington Cabell Tutwiler Jr. '31 *34
Tut died July 27, 2001, in Lexington, Va. He attended Chestnut Hill Academy in Philadelphia and Episcopal High in Richmond.At Princeton he was a member of Whig and of...
Bronson Tweedy '37
Born in London, England, of American parents, Brons died Oct. 5, 2004, at his home in Chevy Chase, Md. He was 90.He prepared for Princeton at the Stowe School in...
John Bayard Tweedy '43
Jack died stroke complications on Nov. 5, 1999, at the age 78.Born in Ecuador and raised partially in New Jersey and Texas, he was one the original organizers...
Malcolm Tweedy '44
Malcolm, known as "Bish" almost all his life, died May 12, 2006, in Fort Davis, Texas, the location of one of two historic forts Bish succeeded in preserving for our...
Benjamin Davis Tyler '45
Ben Tyler died April 27, 2005. Ben entered Princeton from Woodberry Forest and joined Ivy Club. His Princeton career was terminated in 1943 by service as an officer...
Harold R. Tyler Jr. '43
Ace died May 25, 2005, of an apparent heart attack outside his Manhattan apartment. He was 83.He had an illustrious legal career that was jump-started in 1960 when...
Robert P. Tyler Jr. '50
Bob died peacefully Sept. 24, 2011, in his home in Palm City, Fla. He attended St. Louis Country Day School and then graduated from Lake Forest (Ill.) Academy. His...
Charles R. Tyson '37
Distinguished career man Charlie Tyson died in July 1999. He left Barbara, his wife of 63 years, son Charlie Jr. '58, daughters Barbara, Helen, and Margaret, 13...
Cornelius John Tyson Jr. '39
Jack died peacefully March 9, 2006, in Manhattan, where he had maintained a private practice in internal medicine for 52 years. He received his medical degree from...
John Tyson '27
John was born Jan. 4, 1904, in Englewood, N.J., and died Sept. 30, 2004. He was 100.He joined our class in the midst of the fall semester of our freshman year, having...
John S. Tytus '44
John died May 31, 2011, at his home in Seattle. Active in tennis and dramatics at the Lawrenceville School, he roomed at Princeton with Steve Reppert, joined Tiger Inn,...
CURRENT ISSUE: May 12, 2010
Memorials by Class
Memorials by Name
Memorials by Class
Memorials by Name
mudd archive memorials
PAW's online memorial repository currently contains the full text of all memorials published since 1989. To find a memorial published in PAW before this time period, please check the
Mudd Library Archives
Princeton Alumni Weekly |
© 2013 The Trustees of Princeton University